When rebrands go wrong

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Logo change

What's in a logo? Video

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

A host of brands have recently been ridiculed for changing their logos, but if you believe in the strategy, should you ignore the doubters?

Nationalism and brands

The value of nationalism

Mon, 15 Sep 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

The Scottish independence referendum has highlighted the issue of national identity but how important is the role of heritage for brands, particularly in today’s global market?

Why innovation is harder than it looks

Why innovation is harder than it looks Video

Wed, 10 Sep 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

The ‘cool factor’ of innovation does not reflect the reality of the hard graft that comes with turning creative ideas into market-ready products or services, according to research seen exclusively by Marketing Week .

Emeli Sande for Jaguar

Meet the new generation of online celebrities Video

Wed, 3 Sep 2014 | By Lucy Tesseras

Marketers seeking fresh faces with which to associate their brand are turning to a new breed of celebrities with loyal online followings, as consumers grow bored of established stars.

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Sarah Warby, Sainsburys

The 'mum test': why Sainsbury's new campaign is simplifying prices

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 | By Sarah Vizard

Marketing director Sarah Warby says customers are shouting at supermarkets to ‘stop making it hard work’.

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Profile: Pippa Dunn, chief marketing officer EE

Wed, 9 Jul 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

In her first interview since taking responsibility for the EE brand, CMO Pippa Dunn tells how she plans to win consumers’ mobile-fickle hearts.

Jonah Peretti Buzzfeed

Profile interview: Jonah Peretti, founder, BuzzFeed

Wed, 11 Jun 2014 | By Jonathan Bacon

With 130 million users a month, BuzzFeed is bigger than the BBC outside the UK and wants to ‘do the best social campaigns in the world’.

Maureen McGuire

Profile interview: Maureen McGuire, CMO, Bloomberg

29 May 2014 | By Mindi Chahal

The 40-year veteran of business talks about common sense marketing, using a blend of art and science and why staying at IBM for 30 years was a good thing.

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Marketing salaries on the up but gender gap widens

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Sebastian Joseph

The annual Marketing Week Ball & Hoolohan Salary Survey reveals a sharp rise in average salaries for some 

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Salary Survey 2014: The knowledge gap

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

Digital marketing is the subject most respondents want to understand better, with almost a third saying they want to know more about it (31.7 per cent), followed by how best to use social media (17.1 per cent) and mobile (11 per cent). Click headline to read more.

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Salary Survey 2014: Board level marketers

Wed, 15 Jan 2014 | By Tim Adler

When it comes to senior level marketers there is good news at the top: 45 per cent of respondents say their companies have a marketing director in the boardroom. Click headline to read more.

Content Marketing

Content marketing must focus on brand not sales objectives

Wed, 24 Sep 2014 | By Steve Hemsley

Content helps consumers understand complex markets such as financial services, but it must focus on brand and not sales objectives.

Staff christmas parties

How to use the Christmas bash for smarter staff engagement

Wed, 17 Sep 2014 | By Morag Cuddeford-Jones

Bigger Christmas parties are back on the agenda and the correct approach can pay dividends.

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